The Hershey® 10K provides runners the unique opportunity to run 6.2 miles through Hershey The Sweetest Place On Earth!®. Course takes you around the Hershey Entertainment Complex and through Hersheypark® before finishing inside Hersheypark® Stadium. Event benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Pennsylvania, Aaron's Acres, Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving.
The Hershey 10K benefits the following Central Pennsylvania charities:
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central PA provides comfort and care to children and their families through Ronald McDonald House, its cornerstone program, and by making grants to other local not-for-profit organizations to help children in need. RMHC also funds the Ronald McDonald Family Room®, Hospitality Cart, and family lounges at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital.
Aaron's Acres provides individuals with special needs ages 5-21 year-round therapeutically based age-appropriate recreational programs directed by specially trained and certified staff in a supportive environment that enhances socialization and communication skills. Emotional, educational, and recreational support is offered for the entire family.
Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance protects children by teaching citizens to recognize and report child abuse and neglect by providing information, educational materials, and programs that promote positive parenting.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to end drunk driving, help fight drugged driving, support the victims of these violent crimes and prevent underage drinking.